On December 12, 2021, Real Madrid 2-0 beated their city rivals Atletico Madrid at Santiago Bernabeu and won for the 10th game in a row. Vinicius Junior sent two assists in the match.
La Liga’s top scorer Karim Benzema scored the first goal from Vinicius Jr’s cross to give Carlo Ancelotti’s side the lead. Substitute Marco Asensio put another goal also from Junior’s assist. Los Blancos are in pole position for what would be Carlo Ancelotti’s first LaLiga Santander title.
How many Vinicius Junior goals and assists this season?
Vinicius Junior scored 12 goals and sent 7 assists for attending 24 matches in all competitions, 10 goals 4 assists in La Liga and 2 goals 3 assists in Champions League, 4 assists.
It is worth mentioning that Junior is only second to his teammate Benzema (13 goals) on top-scorer list with 10 goals. They are only two Real Madrid players whose scored double. He also ranks the third in La Liga’s assist.
One of the best attackers in the Europe
After three difficult seasons, Vinicius who is just only 21 years old has become one the best attackers in the Europe.
Vinicius arrived at Santiago Bernabeu with high expectation with his comparison to the likes of Neymar, however, he only managed to score eight goals in last three seasons. He is the second top scorer in La Liga behind fellow Karim Benzema.